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The Siddhartha School Library

2007 projects completed:

  • paint walls & accent areas
  • new carpet
  • construct additional furniture
  • purchase basic book collection
  • catalog books - Dewey Decimal System
  • teach students how to handle & care for books
  • general teacher training on how to maintain the library
  • two staff members taught to catalog books and establish rules
 

The Siddhartha School Library

2008 projects completed:

  • purchase additional books including encyclopedia set
  • set-up display areas
  • plastic covers on books
  • classes scheduled in to the library on regular basis
  • students check out & take books home
  • teacher assigned to maintain library as a duty
  • teachers gain initial training on integrating use of the library & and research resources into the day-to-day classroom curriculum

 

The Siddhartha School Library

2009 on-going projects:

  • purchase picture books and beginning chapter books
  • funding for teachers to select Hindi & Tibetan books
  • in-depth training with teachers on using the library for teaching & learning
  • model how to use the library for research by team teaching with a classroom teacher from grades 7-9
  • enrollment in IGNOU for two teachers to get a degree in Library Information Sciences
  • offered a workshop for two teachers at the Domkhar Government School on library management and processing their new book collection
 

Domkhar Dho Government School

2008 projects completed:

  • establish a temporary library with a few new books
  • provide training sessions for teachers and community on the educational value and opportunities afforded by having a good school library
  • model sample library research assignment with students
  • set up a plan for on-going support to establish a solid school library program
  • provide an opportunity for a teacher to get a degree in Library Information Sciences

Domkhar Dho Government School

2009 projects completed: 

  • establish a pre-k - Class 3 library and a Class 4 through Class 10 library
  • purchase a basic library collection including encyclopedias, reference, fiction and non-fiction books
  • catalog and record books
  • paint and decorate library room conducive to research and inquiry
  • training for students and teachers in use of their new library
  • provide additional opportunities for a teachers to get a degree in Library Information Sciences

Continuation of work 2010 - 2016 to be developed

Domkhar Dho Government School Library

Temporary Facility Summer 2008

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